Justin Thomas claims victory at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

American Justin Thomas has claimed victory at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.

The world No.3 started the final day in a commanding position and managed to hold on to his lead, posting a one-under-par 69 final round.

Thomas finished at 15 under, four shots ahead of fellow American Kyle Stanley.


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It’s Thomas’ third title victory in 2018 and ninth on the US PGA Tour and will see bank him a cool $US1.7 million cheque.

It’s likely he will move up one spot on the world rankings to No.2.

Jason Day was the best of the Australians, finishing on seven under despite a disastrous final round.

The Beaudesert boy was within two shots of Thomas on the back nine before notching up three bogeys and a double bogey on the final five holes to finish with a three-over-par 73 for the day.

Fellow Australian Marc Leishman was another shot back in a tie for 14th.

Queenslander Cameron Smith finished at four under.

Gold Coaster Adam Scott also had a shocker to end the day at four over.

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